The Rob Landes Trio

Back by popular demand, The Grand 1894 Opera House is proud to present The Rob Landes Trio for a special Centennial Sunday performance March 9 at 3pm. Houstonian Rob Landes and his trio will delight you with the musical hits of Richard Rodgers. From Jumbo, Oklahoma!, South Pacific, The Sound of Music and more, the music of Richard Rodgers is sure to have you humming these favorites all day. Landes - a well-known pianist, organist, harpist, arranger, conductor, and composer plays to SRO crowds at The Grand and this is sure to be no exception. Audiences can look forward to an afternoon of beautiful music.

Landes has performed throughout the United States, Canada, and many countries in Europe. He began studying piano at the age of three and made his "debut" on the Art Linkletter House Party program when he was four.

The Rob Landes Trio is well known in the Houston area for playing in hotels and supper clubs in addition to concert performances at Jones Hall, The Wortham Theatre, The Tower Theatre, and the Houston Jazz Festival. Landes has also done musical arrangements for Liza Minnelli and Marilyn Maye. In fact, for many years, he traveled with Maye as her pianist/conductor.

Landes has been musical director for many theatrical productions in Houston and was involved with Stepping Out and Forever Plaid at the Alley Theatre. He has been a faculty member of the Theatre Under the Stars' School of Musical Theatre, and was musical director for the Junior League Charity Ball for three years. Landes has served on the board of the University of Houston Alumni Association, has twice served as a panelist for the Cultural Arts Council of Houston, and has been the Organist/Artist-in-Residence at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Houston since 1996.

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